Electrical fires are more common then one would assume. They result in billions of dollars of property damage, hundred of deaths, and thousands of injuries per year. Some electrical fires occur because of bad wiring or faulty appliances, but many could be avoided with the correction of simple mistakes. Taking the necessary precautions could allow you to create a safer home for you and your family. Read the top five most common causes of electrical fires at http://www.firerecruit.com/articles/1206100-5-common-causes-of-electrical-fires